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Why Oboes Crack

Before we even begin discussing why instruments crack the number one question on your mind right now probably is “Can I absolutely prevent my instrument from cracking?” The answer unfortunately is ‘no’, BUT there are things that can be done which greatly reduce the likelihood that an instrument will crack. I will caution you right […]

Could Most Of What You Think You Know Be Wrong?

When preparing for a Value Analysis study keep that thought in mind.  One of the principal roadblocks to finding good value is “We’ve always done it that way”.  There are a number of others, and note that eliminating roadblocks is one of the principal challenges when conducting a value analysis kaizen.  Along with the roadblock […]

Returning to the Tower of Babel

With automation taking over more and more tasks once performed by humans, creating large numbers of surplus people in the process (something like 91 million in the US alone at the time of this writing), the next significant and complex human task to fall victim to relentless automation appears to be foreign language learning.  Eliminating […]